Specialty Transfers

How to Choose the Best Heat Applied Transfer for Custom Printing

How to Choose the Best Heat Applied Transfer for Custom Printing

When you are creating custom apparel, which method or methods do you use? There are so many ways to decorate shirts and other apparel, such as screen printing, embroidery, heat transfers, DTG, and sublimation, just to name a few. Do you use a variety of these or stick with one way? Heat transfers are the […]






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7 Customers Who Need Reflective Transfers

7 Customers Who Need Reflective Transfers

Reflective transfers are a screen printed transfer that reflects light when direct light is shown upon the area. In daylight it appears as a light grey color, in the dark will reflect a whitish color. Reflective ink transfers can be applied to cotton or poly/cotton blends. It adds visible enhancement to safety wear. Here are […]






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Application Troubleshooting During Heat Printing

Application Troubleshooting During Heat Printing

There is nothing more frustrating than when you are having problems applying your transfer. If you are using a product for the first time, please use the extra transfer to test so we can help you if you run into a problem before you start your run on new shirts. Before we can help, we […]






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The Advantage of Adding a Heat Press to an Embroidery Business

The Advantage of Adding a Heat Press to an Embroidery Business

When you own a custom T-shirt business, there are many different ways you can decorate and customize apparel. If you are an embroidery business, then you have made a significant investment in your machinery, your knowledge on how to embroider, and not to mention your time for each piece. However, as an embroiderer, sometimes you […]






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Know Your Apparel Decoration Business from A to Z

Know Your Apparel Decoration Business from A to Z

Knowing all the areas associated with your apparel business is critical to your success and will keep you from making costly mistakes down the road. The main areas to focus on include artwork, transfer types, apparel types, transfer application, and heat press considerations. Artwork – Anytime your customer chooses to use our art, you can […]






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Variety is the Spice of Life! Heat Transfer Options

Variety is the Spice of Life! Heat Transfer Options

Transfer Express offers the widest variety of heat printing options for garment decorators in the industry! We offer 3 standard plastisol ink formulas including our Goof Proof® transfers that are great for heat printing on 100% cotton and cotton poly blends. Or try our Hot Split transfers that rival the look and feel of direct […]






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Introducing Stretch Litho™ – A Digital and Screen Printed Transfer

Introducing Stretch Litho™ – A Digital and Screen Printed Transfer

We are so excited to officially announce the introduction of the newest heat transfer to the Transfer Express line-up, Stretch Litho™! This transfer type has spent years in the making bringing together traditional screen printing, to give a soft-hand and durable adhesion to the fabric, and digital printing to bring a spectrum of full color […]






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